norman at littletank.org
Sat May 19 12:57:19 UTC 2007
On Sat, 2007-05-19 at 15:45 +0300, Ari Torhamo wrote:
> la, 2007-05-19 kello 12:46 +0100, norman kirjoitti:
> > On Sat, 2007-05-19 at 12:10 +0100, Tony Arnold wrote:
> > > Why not just rename the directories? E.g.,
> > >
> > > mv pan2 pan2.feisty
> > > mv pan pan2
> > >
> > > and restart pan?
> > >
> > > But it may be the format for storing information in these directories
> > > are not compatible!
> > Tried that but, unfortunately, Pan did not restart with the files etc.
> > Just as before, Pan starts with the opening wizard requiring a
> > completely new setup.
> In 7.04 there is a directory ~/.pan2/groups, which apparently contains
> files with information about visited newsgroups. I don't remember if the
> same directory exists in the previous Pan version, but if it does, you
> could try to move the files from the old directory to the new one. This
> setting has changed in the new Pan version though. Each newsgroup has
> it's own setting now. You may have to improvise.
> You could try the same with other directories/files one by one. Perhaps
> some of them are compatible. Often you can tell from the name of the
> file what it is for.
This seems very complicated to me, I think I shall just go into a
darkened room and rest.
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